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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    9 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 28.75 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,803 - £31,364 per annum

Actual salary

£18,478 - £20,845 per annum

Pay scale

Grade 4 SP 13 - 17

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an higher level teaching assistant to join our team. This would be perfect for an experienced teaching assistant looking for their next challenge or someone with experience working with children who is interested in qualifying as a teacher is the future. It might also suit a qualified teacher who is looking for a different way to use their skills.

The HLTA role will be a combination of:

  • expertly supporting teaching and learning during teacher-led lessons
  • leading small group interventions
  • covering for staff absences across the school, including whole class teaching to cover both planned and unplanned teacher absence

The post may also include some timetabled PPA cover.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is passionate about supporting every child to achieve
  • has the confidence, presence and experience for whole-class teaching
  • will support our trauma informed schools approach
  • has the interpersonal skills to develop positive and supportive relationships with children, colleagues and parents
  • is able to use their own initiative and can 'think on their feet'
  • is efficient and organised
  • has a working knowledge of the primary curriculum, especially English and maths
  • has experience working with children with special educational needs
  • has HLTA status (or meets the criteria to achieve it)

Please see the job description for more details.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the office on 01440 702787 or ht@kedingtonprimary.co.uk for more information or to arrange a visit.

What the school offers its staff

As part of the Unity Schools Partnership, we offer:

  • a very friendly and welcoming school
  • well-behaved children who are enthusiastic learners
  • supportive colleagues and parents
  • a supportive and driven leadership team
  • a wide range of CPD opportunities

Commitment to safeguarding

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

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About Kedington Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01440 702787

Arranging a visit to Kedington Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ht@kedingtonprimary.co.uk.

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